What does Elia mean?
Elia /elia/ as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Elia). Elia's root is Hebrew, and the name Elia means "Jehovah is God". Elia is an alternate form of Elias (Greek, Hebrew). Elia is also a derivative of Elijah (Hebrew).
(male) Emia, Eria, ..
(female) Eliaea, Eliaie, ..
How popular is Elia?
Elia is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9814 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Elia and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Elia (unlisted) are Elijah (#11 a year ago), Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elliot (#217), Ellis (#443), Eliot (#1041), Eliyahu (#1467), Ely (#1548), Ilyas (#1658), Elyas (#1756), Elihu, Elis, Elija and Elie. These relations of Elia were favored as baby names today (usage of 1.5%). Elijah has generally been popular among parents, though Elias has become trendy as well over time. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Elia is pronounced similarly to Ali▲, Alia, Allie▼, Alois▼, Aly, Eliu, Eloi, Elois, Eloy, Illya, Ola, Ollie▼ and Wylie. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Avia, Edik, Edin, Edlin, Efi, Egil, Eian, Eilian, Eilif, Elam, Elan, Eldin, Eldis, Elex, Elgar, Elgin, Eliam, Elian, Eliana, Eligia, Eliran, Eliso, Eljin, Elkan, Ellar, Elman, Elmar, Elmir, Elmo▼, Elof, Elon, Elov, Elrad, Eluf, Elvin▼, Elvio, Elvis, Elvo, Elwin▼, Emir, Emlin, Enda, Enea, Enis, Eoin, Eri, Eric▼, Erik▼, Erin▼, Eriq, Erix, Erlie, Esias, Esra, Eva, Evin, Ewin, Ezio, Ezra▲, Isia and Shia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elia.